CHICAGO (CBS) — A boat tour on Lake Michigan on Sunday raised money in the fight against sex trafficking.
The nonprofit group Selah Freedom hosted its second annual fundraiser, called Rock the Boat against Sex Trafficking.READ MORE: City Not Issuing Timely Speed Cam Warning Tickets, Costing Drivers: 'No Time For Me To Change My Behavior'
Supporters boarded the Odyssey on Sunday afternoon for a three-hour boat tour.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Raw Near The Lake Next 2 Days
The event aims to raise money and awareness to help survivors.MORE NEWS: Brighton Park Man Was Fed Up With Speed Bump, So He Smashed It To Pieces, And Got A Ticket
The group said Chicago is one of the leading cities in the country for sex trafficking – with 16,000 to 24,000 women and children being trafficked in Chicago every year.